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    September 13, 2012
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under siege, protests for inflammatory film about muslims continue in cairo and security increase for u.s. diplomats around the world after attackers kill the ambassador to libya and storm the embassy in the egyptian capital. the mini turmoil takes center stage in the campaign. existing evidence. with police in hot pursuit, suspected bang robbers toss cash from their vehicles and hundreds of people are there to scoop it up. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, september 13, 2012. captioning funded by cbs
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good morning. i'm terrell brown. another protest outside of the u.s. embassy in libya. egyptian riot police fired warning shots and tear gas to push protesters back. many chanted anti-u.s. slogans. president obama called the presidents of egypt and libya last night. the white house thanked the libyan president for keeping. the investigation is under way for the death of chris stevens, sean smith and two others during an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the u.s. is investigating whether it's a coordinated effort by terrorists. fbi has sent a team to help with the investigation and a contingent of marines will boost security. lots of going on. >> reporter: president obama
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promises to bring the killers to justice. meanwhile the horrific events haven't stopped the presidential candidates from attacking one another. egyptian police clashed with demonstrators outside the u.s. embassy in cairo overnight. it's the latest in a wave of violence in egypt and libya that led to the deaths of u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans. president obama promises the u.s. will find those responsi e responsible. >> i want to assure you we'll bring their killers to justice. >> reporter: investigators say stevens death was planned. . >> appears to be well-planned out. certainly this was more than just a protest gone bad but whether or not it was a premeditated al qaeda attack, i think is still to be determined. >> reporter: 50 marines are headed to libya to protect the embassy in tripoli and two war ships will be off the libyan coast. the impact of the event is not
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escaping politics. mitt romney called it disgraceful the u.s. embassy in cairo would express reget that an american film would insult muslims. >> having that embassy reiterate a statement effectively apologizing free speech is not the right course for the administration. >> reporter: it was before ambassador steven's killed. romney stood by his position. >> i don't think we ever hesitate when we see something which is a violation of our principles. >> reporter: president obama hinted on "60 minutes" that romney jumped the gun. >> do you think it was irresponsible? >> i'll let the american people judge that. >> reporter: the president said there's no justification for the violence seen in the middle east this week. and the identities of the other two americans killed in benghazi
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have still not been released. >> susan, thank you so much. president obama has ordered u.s. flags to be flown at half-staff at government and military buildingsle until september 16th in honor of the four americans who lost their lives in benghazi. >> reporter: the 52-year-old ambassador arrived in benghazi via cargo ship last year during an uprising that would defeat moammar gadhafi's regime. the ambassador held together different groups that would soon form libya's government. >> every where chris and his team went in libya, in a country scattered by war and tyranny they were hailed as friend and partners. >> reporter: after the civil war ended president obama asked stevens to be the next ambassador to tripoli. he made video to introduce
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himself. my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: he's the sixth u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty. also killed in the attack was sean smith, the father of two served for ten years as an information management officer for the state department. he was also well-known in the online gaming community. this morning a mystery surrounds the online firm that may have prompted the violent protest. cbs news hasn't been able to find any record of sam basil the person identified as the filmmaker. the name may be an ali as. steve kline was involved on the film. he said he has no regrets. >> i could not have done a better job than to point out how dangerous these people are. the blood is on their hands not mine. >> reporter: the film's actors
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released a joint statement. one identified as cindy said she confronted the filmmaker after seeing the clips on youtube. >> i said why did you do this to us? i said you put us out there. he said, you know, this isn't your fault. he said you tell the world that i did this. that i did this. he was tired of radical muslims killing people. >> google which owns youtube pulled down the clips. independent report concludes a u.s. military strike against iran would risk a major war in the middle east. the report due out today was put together by former u.s. government officials and retired military officers. it concludes extended strikes against iran could destroy its nuclear facilities but only a temporary setback in iran's nuclear program. a decision by the federal reserve today and the wait is over for the iphone 5.
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ashley, good morning. >> good morning to you. all eyes will be on the nation's capital today when fed chairman ben bernanke emerges from the policy meeting. they hope he announce a third bond-buying initiative to spur the economy. some economists think the fed will hold off. most overseas markets got a boost has investors await news. tokyo nikkei head half of a percent while the hang seng lost a fraction. stocks on the dow rose. the dow and nasdaq were both up nearly 10 points. shares of apple rose more than 1% on the same day the company unveiled its new iphone. the iphone 5 is taller, slimmer, lighter and faster than the protest model. it has a slightly larger screen and smaller dot connector.
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the new iphone goes on sale september 21st. it will range in price from 199 to $399. starting today mcdonald's will be posting calorie counts on its menus. the move comes ahead avenue regulation that could require all fast food chains to post the information by next year. posting calorie information could help reduce obesity levels. and today health officials in new york are expected to approve a controversial limit on soft drink sizes. the new rule prohibits the sale of soda in cups larger than 16 ounces at places like restaurants and movie theaters. if the rule goes through it will go into effect next march. some advocates for the food and beverage industry are considering suing to stop the rule from being implemented. i wonder how much you can drink. now i have to look how much a big mac has in fat and calories. it's ruining the party.
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i have the determination to make these arms my own. >> her surgery will be in boston once a donor is found. a similar procedure has already been performed in germany. a bizarre scene during a high-speed chase. bank robbers in l.a. started tossing cash out of their window making it rain all over the road. broadcast on live tv. once the chase ended, police made a frantic call for back up. >> reporter: news helicopters captured the high-speed chase. police cruisers followed two suspected bang robbers making their getaway in a stolen black suv. the armed men had just taken bundles of cash from a bank of america. the man in the back of suv threw handfuls of bills several times. people ran into the street to grab the money. >> they were actually victims of
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their own success because traffic got so blocked up they couldn't get any further. >> reporter: the chase came to a halt in south l.a. sheriff deputies winter wonderland one suspect out of the back seat and another in the front. much of the 90-minute chase was televised live. police believe that's what encouraged forms of curious people to come out to the streets, some thinking there may be even more cash inside that stolen suv. it was complete gred lock and sheriff deputies called for back up. >> when we get crowds like that the deputies are threatened. >> reporter: two suspects are in custody and caught two others who jumped out of the suv during the chase. police are asking people who picked up the cash to give it back because it's evidence in a federal crime. straight ahead your thursday morning weather and in sports a
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southeastern kansas. dry and sunny across the rest evident country except passing showers and thunderstorms in florida and southeast coast. ine sports this morning drama in the chase for the american league on and off the field. this is the red sox pedroia talking with his pregnant wife. he left the game learning she went into labor with their second child. derek jeter tried to pull up a double play. yanks beat boston 5-4. orioles grabbed a grounder. the bottom of the frame, scoring a winning run. a single. baltimore beat the rays 3-2 to stay tied with the yankees for first place in the al east. in the national league the race for the second wild card spot is getting wild. st. louis is on the but a bunch of other teams are nipping at
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their heels including the dodgers. an rbi single to the right and arizona gets the lead. d-backs win this. the phillies still in the race thanks to jimmy rollins. hitting his 34th save. phillies beat miami 3-1. in the fifth brewers mark the three run homer to the right. his 19th of the season. at the plate, hits one deep to right center. milwaukee gets all of their runs in the fifth, 8-2 over the braves. so here's the breakdown to the nl second wild card spot. dodgers now one game behind st. louis, pittsburgh is out 2 1/2 games, phillies and brewers three back. arizona back four. when we come back, if you think smart phones are cool now, just wait, a glimpse what our mobile
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here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. d.c. 84. atlanta, 82. st. louis 76. denver 66. seattle sunshine and 78. the iphone 5 goes on sale next week. this new version is larger, faster and thinner. the iphone was first introduced back in 2007 it changed the way we interacted with technology. fast forward five years. we take a look at just how smart they can get. >> reporter: before apple first introduced the iphone five years ago. >> it's revolutionary mobile. >> reporter: we used cell phones to make calls and little else. now they inform, naf fwat and entertain us. what will they do in another
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five years? mike leipold shared his thoughts. augmented reality will be the main way we browse the web. the technology exists now. point your phone at an object and information appears. in the future we'll use glasses like the ones google has developed. >> but sometimes after 2020 we'll begin to see the application of contact lenses that communicate over radiofrequency tours phone and display information super imposed on the world in the glasses themselves. >> reporter: he has also seen hints how smart phones will keep us healthy and fit. >> saw a continue just blood pressure monitor that can sit on the inside of your wrist watch. >> reporter: voice recognition will be more accurate. and character recognition. that will pave the way for translation tools. >> you can hold the phone up and
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have the clerk explain something. you can move the cursor by moving your hand. doubleclick on something. >> reporter: technology that watches our every move and hangs on our every word may sound eerie but in five years we may wonder how we ever lived without it. a church in orlando, florida is trying to solve its own hi-tech problem. they purchased the jumbotron from the old amway arena. they can't get it network because they are missing a password. >> magic, the year of the magic, we put in all combinations thereof. we put in names dogs and pets we thought it might be. so far nothing. >> so here's the deal. only two people knew the password. one is dead and the church can't locate the other which is weird iran itself. the maker of the jumbotron has gone out of business. it would be really funny if the password was something like
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password spelled out. let's pray they figure it out. coming up an update on the consulate attack in libya. this is the morning news. i don't have time for the flu. that's why i'm knocking things off my to-do list. vitamin d, done! hand sanitizer, done! hey, eric! i'm here for my flu shot. sorry, didn't make an appointment. well, you don't need one. whether it's flu shots or prescriptions, we continue to accept express scripts and medco plans. i'm bonnie, and this is my cvs. hgotta start the day off right. wardrobe. cute. then new activia breakfast blend. a great way to help start the day. mmm... creamy lowfat yogurt with grains in yummy breakfast flavors, like apple cinnamon. its hearty, with twice the protein of regular lowfat yogurt
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. good morning. welcome to 9news now. today is thursday, september 13. good morning. i'm methylenedioxypyrovalerone. i'm mike hydeck -- i'm --
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i'm andrea roane. good morning. i'm mike hydeck. howard bernstein. >> it's going to be another fantastic day around here. let's show you our day planner on this beautiful thursday morning once again with clear skies out there. a little bit of fog in a couple of spots. we're 63 in washington. 76 by noon. highs about 82 or so. yesterday we were 81. your 5:00 temperature still 80 degrees. you can see overhead how we've got once again clear skies here. a couple of clouds out in tennessee. you can see that there in hd out to the west. we are looking at temperatures -- no 40s this morning. we do have 50 in frederick, 52 culpeper and manassas. 52 at the tappahannock airport. a touch of fog. we're seeing that up in frederick. visibility a quarter mile and warrenton. other than that visibilities
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are pretty good elsewhere and it's going to be another very fine afternoon across the region with your high temperatures mainly into the low 80s. let's check in with monika samtani here at 4:26 with your first look at timesaver traffic. the first look is showing us lots of construction all over town, especially on the beltway. by the way, wilson bridge went up at 4:00 this morning. it's back down. traffic hopefully should be normal across the bridge span now. if you're planning to head to the west side of town on the outer loop 66 to route 50, left lane is blocked but on the inner loop, dulles toll road to the georgetown pike, three lanes are blocked. let's take a live look outside on the northbound side of i-95. this is in newington. traffic is moving well up to springfield and the beltway. let's go back over to the maps, this time to the north side of town. no problems on 270. you do have a few spots of construction on the beltway east and north side of town. a live look outside one more time. this time here 270 at shady grove road. still very light coming down
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from frederick. i'll be back with more traffic at 4:39. president obama says the people responsible for killing the u.s. ambassador to libya will be found. ambassador chris stevens and three other american embassy workers were killed when armed gunmen stormed the consulate in benghazi. >> now an f.b.i. team is headed to the consulate to look for answers in this. the question now, was the attack part of the protest over an anti-muslim film or a coordinated terror attack intended to coincide with the 9/11 anniversary. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: egyptian police clashed with others overnight. it's the latest in wave of violence in egypt and libya that led to the deaths of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. president obama promises the u.s. will find those responsible. >> we will bring their killers to justice. >> reporter: investigators are considering the possibility that stevens' death was planned, part of a coordinated
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terrorist attack. >> it appears to be well planned out. certainly this was more than just a protest gone bad but whether or not it was a premeditated al qaeda attack i think is still to be determined. >> reporter: 50 marines are now headed to libya to protect the embassy in tripoli and two war ships will take positions off the libyan coast. the impact of the event is not escaping politics. mitt romney called it disgraceful that the u.s. embassy in cairo would express regret that an american made film insulted muslims. >> having that embassy reiterate a statement effectively apologizing for the right of free speech is not the right course for an administration. >> reporter: but the embassy statement was issued before protesters entered the embassy grounds and before ambassador stevens was killed. still romney stood by his position. >> i don't think we ever hesitate when we see so

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